LATHROP – A peaceful march in memory of the young Lathrop man whose untimely death has become a catalyst for awareness of the many issues affecting the mentally ill will be held Saturday, Sept. 12.
Mike Middleton went beyond expectations for kids when he volunteered to restore a Manteca police unit into a brand new looking gang prevention unit.
What started as a grassroots campaign to raise money for the Second Harvest Food Bank has quickly grown into a massive community event.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is continuing its efforts to help pump up the economy while getting the best bang for the buck as they upgrade the agricultural water delivery system.
A mini Portuguese festa was held Sunday at the MRPS Hall in Manteca.
Mary Nichols is founder of Healings in Motion, Inc., a patient-driven agency that serves a significant population locally of those who had strokes, brain injuries and brain attacks.
Corinne Natali of Manteca will join thousands of other dedicated women and men at the San Diego Breast Cancer 3-Day Nov. 20-22 benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure and National Philanthropic Trust.
The Stockton Ports baseball team awarded Manteca's Walter Woodward Elementary School $1,000 for having the highest percentage of participation in the Ports Baseball by the Books reading program, in an on-field ceremony at the game on Saturday, Aug. 22.
Everything from Jeep, camping equipment, and RVS to personal watercraft are expected to be on display Tuesday during the final Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's farmers market of the summer on Tuesday.
LATHROP - It appears the City of Lathrop is not ready to wrap up the long-running Matt Browne wrongful-termination case which is now close to reaching $2.5 million dollars.
"Celebrating 75 Years of God's Faithfulness," was the theme of the weekend's anniversary event at Ripon's Calvary Reformed Church that drew many of the former pastors back to the community for the weekend.
RIPON – Shrubbery was the only addition to the front yard landscaping of a California bungalow that is one of five homes and yards featured in the September Stroll Home and Garden Tour fund-raiser of the Ripon Garden Club this year.
Pastor Mike Dillman has a goal.
A new Manteca High vice principal could be announced at the Manteca Unified school board meeting on Tuesday.
Average response time to Manteca medical emergencies and fire calls were 27 seconds quicker in 2014.
It wasn't the balloons or the leis or the flowers that exemplified why Shasta Elementary students were packed into a sweltering Manteca High School gymnasium Tuesday night.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.
Prosecution of quality of life crimes ranging from graffiti to residential burglaries are being targeted now that funding is being restored to the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
Ericka Anaya, Arianna DeBarros, Gavriela Garcia and Sylvia Rocha reflected on the past nine years at Sequoia Elementary School.
It's beginning to look a lot like summer.
I have postponed writing this column for about a week because there are those who will skew its intent as unpatriotic and ungrateful. Trust me, it is neither.
The second largest single solar installation operated by a South County government agency could start reducing wastewater treatment power costs for Manteca ratepayers by 2016.
The ruffling of an America flag was the only other audible sound Monday as Bill Jones firmly and deliberately read the names of the fallen.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca broke ground Friday for a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center that promises to "change the face of care" for the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop community.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."
A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.